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Admissibility in Quantitative Graph Games

Authors Romain Brenguier, Guillermo A. Pérez, Jean-Francois Raskin, Ocan Sankur

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Romain Brenguier
Guillermo A. Pérez
Jean-Francois Raskin
Ocan Sankur

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Romain Brenguier, Guillermo A. Pérez, Jean-Francois Raskin, and Ocan Sankur. Admissibility in Quantitative Graph Games. In 36th IARCS Annual Conference on Foundations of Software Technology and Theoretical Computer Science (FSTTCS 2016). Leibniz International Proceedings in Informatics (LIPIcs), Volume 65, pp. 42:1-42:14, Schloss Dagstuhl - Leibniz-Zentrum für Informatik (2016)


Admissibility has been studied for games of infinite duration with Boolean objectives. We extend here this study to games of infinite duration with quantitative objectives. First, we show that, under the assumption that optimal worst-case and cooperative strategies exist, admissible strategies are guaranteed to exist. Second, we give a characterization of admissible strategies using the notion of adversarial and cooperative values of a history, and we characterize the set of outcomes that are compatible with admissible strategies. Finally, we show how these characterizations can be used to design algorithms to decide relevant verification and synthesis problems.
  • Quantitative games
  • Verification
  • Reactive synthesis
  • Admissibility


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